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Leadership Opportunities

Crew Leader

Southwest Conservation Corps’ Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate resourcefulness, effective communication skills, excellent judgement, maturity, initiative, professionalism, and the desire to devote themselves to a crew experience where the needs of others are placed above oneself. The Crew Leader position requires, mentorship, patience, technical aptitude, focus on efficiency, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. Crew Leaders are ultimately responsible for successes and short-comings of the crew.

AmeriCorps Crew Leader Development Program

Based in Durango and Salida, the Crew Leader Development Program engages members with some previous experience to complete a variety of conservation projects while also receiving training and certifications to help prepare them for leadership roles with SCC or other conservation corps.

Adult Program Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

Position TitleLocationDates of EmploymentApplication
Adult Program Crew Leader • Urgently HiringSalida, CO • Los Valles RegionVarying Start Dates (Applications accepted on rolling basis) - Late October or Early November, 2024Apply here!
Adult Program Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP) • Urgently HiringSalida, CO • Los Valles RegionVarying Start Dates (Applications accepted on rolling basis) - Late October or Early November, 2024Apply here!
Adult Program Crew LeaderDurango, CO • Four Corners RegionMarch 25 - November 15, 2024Apply here!
Adult Program Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP)Durango, CO • Four Corners RegionMarch 25 - November 15, 2024Apply here!

Youth Program Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

Position TitleLocationDates of EmploymentApplication
Youth Program Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP)Durango, CO • Four Corners RegionMay 6th - August 9, 2024 (with potential to extend)Apply here!
Youth Program Crew Leader • Urgently HiringSalida, CO • Los Valles RegionVarying Start Dates (April 16 or May 13) - August 14, 2024 (with potential to extend)Apply here!
Youth Program Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP) • Urgently HiringSalida, CO • Los Valles RegionVarying Start Dates (April 16 or May 13) - August 14, 2024 (with potential to extend)Apply here!

Small Teams Leadership • Ecological Monitoring, Strike Team, & Watershed Programs

Position TitleLocationDates of EmploymentApplication
Ecological Monitoring Crew Leader in New MexicoPositions available in Farmington, NMApril 1, 2024 - March 28, 2025Apply here!

Veterans Fire Corps Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

There are currently no open positions; please check back at a later date.

Support SCC During Great Outdoors Month!

Conservation Legacy is celebrating Great Outdoors Month with a special opportunity to support all that we love about nature and spending time outdoors! Join us with a donation today and support our local Corps working on programs to combat the effects of climate change and increase accessibility on trails.

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